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Crowdfunding in the Netherlands: everything you need to know

Written by Lucas Weaver on 15 September 2022

The Netherlands was one of the earliest adopters of crowdfunding in all of Europe. With platforms ranging from startup equity crowdfunding to real estate debt investments, there is plenty to offer the potential Dutch crowdfunder.

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Is sustainable investing via crowdfunding possible?

funding gap emerging marketsInvestingWritten by Lucas Weaver on 30 August 2022

Sustainable investing and crowdfunding are not generally two topics you hear about together. Both have become much more popular in the past decade for different reasons. But when you consider unique opportunities that come from the crossover of these two ideas, the opportunities for investors are exciting.

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Using a Buddhist lens to examine the morality of Lendahand

funding gap emerging marketsInvestingWritten by Lucas Weaver on 23 June 2022

In Buddhism there are no Ten Commandments. No simple list of dos and don’ts that ensure you are “right”. Instead, you’re encouraged to examine the morality of each decision itself, based on its own context and consequences... 

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The Emergence of the Everyday Investor

funding gap emerging marketsInvestingWritten by Koen The on 31 August 2021

What does financial inclusion means for developed countries where most people have a bank account? As wealth management is transferring from boomers to zoomers, everyday investors become more relevant to the market. CEO Koen reflects on the move from ‘haute finance’ to ‘power to the crowd’.

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A tour of our MFI offerings on four continents

funding gap emerging marketsInvestingWritten by Lynn Hamerlinck on 28 July 2021

Entrepreneurship is the fundamental basis of the microfinance approach to poverty alleviation. That's where it matches so well with the mission of Lendahand. Here's an overview of the local financial institutions in our portfolio that finance SMEs in emerging markets.

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What is your Lendahand Wallet goal for 2021?

funding gap emerging marketsInvestingWritten by Lynn Hamerlinck on 17 January 2021

New year, new goals! Is contributing to a better world one of your New Year’s resolutions? Are you also creating personal financial goals? Set your Lendahand Wallet goal for the year and get started.

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